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168 Hours: One Working Mom’s Time Study

Remember that one time I made a schedule and then the baby got sick and stopped sleeping and the toddler, who is a very stop-and-smell-the-roses type of child (bless her soul), decided picking flowers was more important than, say, getting anywhere on time? And the schedule laughed in my face and I had to be flexible yet again. […]

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Creating Space for Self-Care: Loving Yourself As Much As You Love Your Kids | Des Moines Moms Blog

Creating Space for Self-Care: Loving Yourself As Much As You Love Your Kids

Last semester was brutal. After some scary life changes in the spring, I made some choices out of fear that really loaded up my schedule. In addition, some awesome opportunities came my way. But they came with heavy time commitments. There was a lot of stress, a lot of tears, and a lot of simply […]

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When Multitasking Goes Wrong + Tips for Drawing the Line

When Multitasking Goes Wrong + Tips for Drawing the Line

Multitasking. It’s an ability we mothers pride ourselves on. That we can carry on two conversations while changing the baby’s diaper AND fixing the toddler’s broken toy makes us feel like some sort of superhero. (And it should, right?) We’re already busy with just trying to function, but when an additional opportunity comes around we say yes […]

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